Desktop Encyclopedia of Telecommunications

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9780071358934: Desktop Encyclopedia of Telecommunications

This is an encyclopedia of telecommunications arranged in three to four- page articles explaining the functioning of basic telecom technologies and architectures.

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IN-DEPTH ARTICLES, not just definitions

Want detailed, illustrated articles on telecom topics that interest you, not merely 2- or 3-sentence definitions? This new edition of Nathan Muller's Desktop Encyclopedia of Telecommunications explains telecom technologies, terms, and architectures in everyday English, with clear diagrams. NEW IN THIS EDITION--the complete Encyclopedia on CD-ROM, in searchable, printable format! Desktop Encyclopedia of Telecommunications is the ideal vehicle for getting and staying up to speed with the rapid changes in telecom. Written by a recognized expert and author, it's the most comprehensive telecom encyclopedia available! Open the Desktop Encyclopedia of Telecommunications and find: * Over 300 readable, up-to-date articles, 3 to 5 pages long, on topics from access charges and network restoral to thin client architecture and VPNs * More than 50 completely new entries on subjects such as content delivery networks, extranets, and performance baselining * Over 200 diagrams and illustrations * Details on LANs, WANs, voice, data, management, planning, regulations, and standards * Easy-to-use alphabetical organization and thoroughly indexed * Alternative Exchange Points * Analog Line Impairment Testing * Announcement Services * Application Service Providers * Asset Management * Asynchronous Transfer Mode * Automatic Number Identification * Bandwidth Management Systems * Bluetooth * Cable Telephony * Call Centers * Calling Cards * Carnivore * Cellular Telephones * Contingency Planning * Cyber Crime * Digital Divide * Domain Name Service * Electronic Publishing * Firewalls * Frame Relay * Home Phoneline Networking * I-Mode * Interactive Television * International Callback ServiceInternational Interexchange Servicesbr>* Internet Service Providers * Local Loop * Multiprotocol Label Switching * Multiservice Networking * Network Caching * Object-Oriented Networks * Online Transaction Processing * Operations Support Systems * Paging * Passive Optical Networks! * Protocol Analyzers * Proxy Servers * Quality of Service * Radio Communication Interception * Remote Node * Resilient Packet Ring * Software Defined Radio * Spectrum Auctions * Synchronous Communications * Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol * Unified Messaging * Video on Demand * Virtual Private Networks * Voice Mail * Wireless Medical Telemetry Service * Much More

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*****[Five stars] 'All telecommunications developers and engineers must have it...it's also a great student tool.'

****[Four Stars]'Clear, nontechnical descriptions of telecommunications terminology and concepts are what the reader can expect from this title.' --Reader reviews from Amazon.com Explanations, not just definitions. Desktop Encyclopedia of Telecommunications Second Edition Want detailed, illustrated articles on telecom topics that you want to understand, not merely 2- or 3-sentence definitions? This new edition of Nathan Muller's Desktop Encyclopedia of Telecommunications explains telecom technologies, terms, and architectures in everyday English, with clear diagrams. Open the Desktop Encyclopedia of Telecommunications and find: 250 readable, up-to-date articles on topics from access charges and multimedia networking to voice-date convergence and the World Wide Web. 50 completely new entries on subjects such as bandwidth management systems, local multipoint distribution services, and voice over IP. 150 illustrations. Details on LANs, WANs, voice, data, regulations, and standards. Easy-to-use alphabetical organization. Desktop Encyclopedia of Telecommunications is the ideal vehicle for getting and staying up to speed with the rapid changes in telecom. Written by a recognized expert and author, it's the only complete telecom encyclopedia. Keep it on your desktop for a smoother journey into telecom's future. Alternative Exchange Points Analog Line Impairment Testing

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